Experience the Oriental Institute centennial through our upcoming events. 

Below are highlights of our upcoming programs. For a full listing of events, visit our main webpage.

Centennial Gala 2019

Saturday, September 14, 6:0011:00pm University of Chicago Campus
Carved relief showing tribute bearers from Persepolis, Iran

OI Centennial Public Celebration

Saturday, September 28, 1:005:00pm Oriental Institute Museum
OI Museum Gallery

Members' Lecture: The Rise of Ancient Israel and Other Problematic Entities: An Archaeological Perspective

Wednesday, October 02, 7:009:00pm Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Ancient Israel

Indiana Jones Film Festival sponsored by The Randi Rubovits-Seitz Foundation: Raiders of the Lost Ark

Friday, October 11, 7:009:00pm UChicago Campus, Ida Noyes Hall
Indiana Jones

Indiana Jones Film Festival sponsored by The Randi Rubovits-Seitz Foundation: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Saturday, October 12, 3:005:00pm Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Indiana Jones Temple of Doom

Indiana Jones Film Festival sponsored by The Randi Rubovits-Seitz Foundation: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Saturday, October 12, 7:009:00pm Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Indiana Jones Last Crusade

Gallery Talk: The Social Imaginary of an Assyrian Imperial City

Saturday, October 19, 11:00am12:30pm Oriental Institute Museum
Assyrian carved releif

Mummies and Martinis

Thursday, October 24, 6:3010:00pm Oriental Institute
Mummies and Martinis

Film Screening: The Mummy (1959, Hammer Films)

Saturday, October 26, 7:309:30pm Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
The Mummy

Members' Lecture: McGuire Gibson, OI Professor of Mesopotamian Archaeology, and the OI's Return to Iraq

Wednesday, November 06, 7:009:00pm Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Nippur